Rowan is the head of our professional services group. She is an advisory partner and specialist in the professional services sector. She has significant experience of working with law firms, architects, surveyors, consultants and patent attorneys, advising on a wide range of strategic matters and acting as a sounding board.
Rowan is also extensively involved in the firm’s international network, RSM International, and is very experienced in managing the complexities, both cultural and regulatory, of global assignments, enabling her able to share this knowledge with clients in any sector, who are either operating internationally, or looking to do so.
Prior to joining RSM, Rowan was an audit partner in a top six practice managing a diverse range of clients, both UK and international, including partnerships, LLPs, AIM listed companies and owner managed businesses.
Rowan developed her specialism in the professional services sector from an interest in the dynamics of partnership and business growth in a competitive environment.
Rowan is commercial and pragmatic with a strong focus on client service. Testimonials from clients describe her as “unfailingly patient and determined in the pursuit of common sense in business management” and “unfailingly responsive and understanding of the needs of our business”.
Rowan is the chair of the UK Legal Finance Forum and a member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners.
She is an experienced presenter and regularly contributes to thought leadership publications for the firm and for the wider professional services press.